Providing Feedback to Students
Give feedback on the task, not the student.
Researchers like Ruth Butler have found stronger results for feedback that directs students’ attention to their task (e.g., “Remember that you can try positive and negative numbers.”) instead of to themselves (e.g., “This one is wrong. Keep trying.”).
The message icon will allow you to give students feedback.
You will be able to provide individual students feedback on a particular screen. You are able to edit to make changes to your feedback or delete your feedback if needed.
See which students have read your feedback.
Quickly scan the teacher dashboard to see where you’ve left comments, which comments have been read by your student (gray), and which comments have not yet been read (teal).
Make sure students log in at student.desmos.com.
If you share direct links to activities with your students, have them periodically log in at student.desmos.com to check for feedback to previously completed activities. Students who log in to Desmos to complete your activity can see your feedback whenever they log back in. If students are not logged in, any feedback you’ve sent to them will be lost when they leave the activity.
Students will be able to view feedback by clicking on the message icon.
Students will be able to click on the feedback or ‘go to screen’ to move directly to the screen the feedback is based on.